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Time management is not happening... :)

I was so hoping that I would have more time to post in my LJ, but it's not happening somehow. By the time I get home, do dinner, take care of stuff around the house and so on, it's almost time for bed.


I've also decided to reduce the communities that I've been a part of on LJ. I just don't have time to read through their posts, and most stuff just isn't interesting anymore. I've noted a strong shift away from manga and anime - mostly because it's starting to bore me. I've been a fan for over 35 years now, and there's not really much new coming out that I want to watch or read. I guess I'm getting old(er). ^^

Most of my time is spent in the office, as it should be. Since I commute, the evening hours have become very reduced. They only leave time for quick peeks at Facebook and a few fun pages like the Dragon Cave, but that's it. A bit of gaming, a bit of watching movies, and the day's done.

Do I mind?

Not really. I am sad that I'm no longer able to be as free with my time as I used to. But investing it into my future, instead, is where I want to be.

Took a few pics of flowers in my garden yesterday. We haven't had much of a summer (or spring, for that matter), so there isn't much blooming yet. Instead, we had floods the like of which haven't been seen in this country in a hundred years. Since I don't live near a river, I didn't have a problem, but lots of people that I know, did.

It's still cold and rainy. Temperatures in the fifties. Doesn't sound like summer, does it?

Makes me look forward to my Italy vacation even more this year.

But... here we go, a few flowers for you. :) Enjoy. :)

Lilie 1


Rose 3




Orange Rose


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Jun. 29th, 2013 03:25 pm (UTC)
They grew only for you. ^___^
Jun. 29th, 2013 03:43 pm (UTC)
You know, I know how it feels. Manga and anime have been so boring for me in the past years, and I've just been a fan for about ten years.
But every now and then, once a year or so, I see that there's something new from Sanami Matoh and POOF, I'm fourteen again. I cherish these moments, they are incredibly dear to me.
Jun. 29th, 2013 04:24 pm (UTC)
It just seems that it's the same stories over and over again. So I kind of lost interest...

I confess, I haven't even checked Matoh's page in the last few months. I think I'll have to do that again... ^^
Jun. 29th, 2013 04:55 pm (UTC)
I just recently found out she's made another FAKE doujinshi. Idk, the manga just means so much to me, it always takes me back to the good times when I skipped school for the very first time just so I could go to the store and get my copy of the newest volume... Haah, memories. :3
Jul. 1st, 2013 09:40 am (UTC)
Oh, did she? Ohhh... that means I definitely have to check out her website again. :)
Jun. 29th, 2013 05:25 pm (UTC)
Anime and manga have gotten repetitive and derivative and I've gotten over them.

I read fast and, after months of not finding anything new, I tend to change fandoms. Oh, well.

As to the flowers, I recognize most of them. But what is the dark pink and white, trumpet shaped one and the yellow one? Please?
Jun. 30th, 2013 02:56 pm (UTC)
Yes, the've gotten boring for me. Usually they tell the story from a perspective (that of a young person) that's no longer relevant to me. I prefer things with a bit more depth to them.

Currently I'm wallowing happily in The Hobbit Part 1. ^^

The flowers from top to bottom:

Common Poppy

Jun. 30th, 2013 05:39 am (UTC)
Beautiful flowers!!

Hmm, still not bored of anime, but I'm a huge One Piece fan and that is still going strong. Plus I'm still finding series I really like (Soul Eater, Fullmetal Alchemist). I've been a fan almost 20 years, so I'm happy I still find new things to like.

Can you send some of the cool weather to south Texas? It was 106 today...
Jun. 30th, 2013 02:57 pm (UTC)
Thank you. :)

I do re-watch some of the older stuff, but the newer ones just don't speak to me... Maybe I'm getting old. ;)

Oh, I'd love to swap! We have weather in the 50s and 60s at the moment! Much to cold for me... *brrrrr*

*pushes clouds in the direction of Texas* ^^
Jun. 30th, 2013 06:20 pm (UTC)
LOL, thanks for the weather, it rained this morning and is a lot cooler today! ^_^
Jul. 1st, 2013 09:38 am (UTC)
Always happy to oblige. ^___^
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